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Faith In Something Bigger guitar tab

Faith in Something Bigger
By The Who, 1968
>From Odds and Sods, 1974
Written by Pete Townshend, 1967; 1974 Fabulous Music Ltd.

Previously transcribed by:
Brad Goldman (Brad@jimmy.harvard.edu)

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updated by   
litgo@aol.com
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          Gtr 1     Gtr 2
Channel:  (left)    (right)
pickup:   bridge    neck

E         022100    022100
F#m       244222    244222
D         xx0232    xx0232
B5(m)     x244xx    x244xx
G5        2x0033    355xxx
A         x07655    xx 11 9 10 x
E/A       x0645x    x 11 99xx
D/A       x0777x    x x 12 11 10 x
Gmaj7     3x5432    xx5777

[Note: all leads and patterns are approximate.]


[intro]
[gtr 1 (left channel)]
|(E)            |                 |                   |         (F#m)|(E) |
(Oooh...)                                                        (ooh ooh)
|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2|2/4-4-4-4-4-4-4/5|4-4-4-4-4-4-2-2h4p2|0-0-0-0-0---2-|4---|
|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|0-0-0-0-0---2-|0---|
|---------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|----|
|---------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|----|
|---------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|----|
|---------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|----|
[gtr 2 (right channel)]                                                   |
|---------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|----|
|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----|--------------|----|
|1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2|2/4-4-4-4-4-4-4-^|4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2h4p2|1---1-1-1-1-2-|1---|
|---------------|-----------------|-------------------|------------4-|2---|
|---------------|-----------------|-------------------|------------4-|2---|
|---------------|-----------------|-------------------|--------------|----|

[verse]
(E)      |E          |E                 |
It may be warm, but the snow is going to 
         |0----------|------------------|
         |0----------|------------------|
         |1---------1|1h2----1--------1-|
         |2-----4----|----------4-------|
         |2----------|------------------|
         |0----------|------------------|

|F#m   |F#m             |D            Dsus4|D               |
 fall enough to cover us all                 We've got to be 
|2-----|----------------|2-----------------|----------------|
|2-----|----------------|3-------------7h8p|7---------------|
|2----2|2h4--2--1-----2-|2-2-2-2-2-2-------|--9-7-----------|
|4-----|----------------|0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|------9-7-------|
|4-----|----------------|------------------|----------9-7-5\|
|2-----|----------------|------------------|----------------|

|B5(m)      |                   |G5        |                     |
 strong men         and follow a path again     We've got to have
            (now  now  now  now  now)      (now  now  now  now )

[chorus]
|A     A  E/A D/A  |D/A A  A       |A     A  E/A D/A  |D/A A  A       |
 Faith in something bigger,         Faith in something bigger,         
[gtr 1]                                                               |
|------------------|-------0-0-0---|------------------|-------0-0-0---|
|5-----5--5---7----|7---5--5/5/5---|5-----5--5---7----|7---5--5/5/5---|
|6-----6--4---7----|7---6--6/6/6---|6-----6--4---7----|7---6--6/6/6---|
|7-----7--6---7----|7---7--7/7/7---|7-----7--6---7----|7---7--7/7/7---|
|0-----0--0---0----|0---0--0/0/0---|0-----0--0---0----|0---0--0/0/0---|
|------------------|---------------|------------------|---------------|
[gtr 2]                                                               |
|------------------|-------9-/9-/9-|------------------|-------9-/9----|
|10----10-----10---|10--10-10/10/10|10----10-----10---|10--10-10/10---|
|9-----9--9---11---|11--9--9-/9-/9-|9-----9--9---11---|11--9--9-/9----|
|11----11-9---12---|12--11---------|11----11-9---12---|12--11-11/11---|
|0--0--0--11--0-0--|0-0-0-0--------|---------11-------|----------0-0--|
|------------------|---------------|------------------|---------------|

|A     A  E/A D/A  |D/A A E/A  A |E         |             
 Faith in something big inside ourselves       (It might be)
|------------------|-------------|0---------|--------------
|5-----5--5---7----|7---5-5----2-|0---------|--------------
|6-----6--4---7----|7---6-4----2-|1---------|--------------
|7-----7--6---7----|7---7-6----2-|2---------|--------------
|0-----0--0---0----|0---0-0----0-|2---------|--------------
|------------------|-------------|0---------|--------------
[gtr 2]                                                    
|------------------|-------------|0---------|--------------
|10----10-----10---|10-10-9----5\|0---------|--------------
|9-----9--9---11---|11--9-9----6\|1---------|--------------
|11----11-9---12---|12-11-9----7\|2---------|--------------
|---------11-------|-------------|2---------|--------------
|------------------|-------------|0---------|--------------

It might be cold, but the heat of our love will melt
The snow we never felt

We're young and hardy again
We (can) bow to weaker men
We've got to have

Faith in something bigger,
Faith in something bigger,
Faith in something big inside ourselves

[bridge]
|E      |                |
[gtr 2]
|0------|----------------|
|0------|----------------|
|1------|----------------|
|2-----7|7h9-7-6-7-6-7-9-|
|2------|----------------|
|0------|----------------|

|Gmaj7         |Gmaj7|Gmaj7          |Gmaj7    ||:D  Dsus4 |Dsus2  D :||
    The more we learn,  the less we believe to be true

|Gmaj7         |Gmaj7|Gmaj7       |Gmaj7    ||:A  Asus4 |A  Asus4 :||
    The more we prove,  the more remains to be proved 

[solo]
    |E         |E        |F#m   |F#m      |
[gtr 2]                                    
----|----------|---------|------|---------|
----|----------|---------|------|---------|
----|----------|---------|------|---------|
----|6-x6-6---6|6/7-6-4-6|7----7|7/9-7-6-7|
----|----7-----|---------|------|---------|
--7\|----------|---------|------|---------|

|D     |                   |B5(m)     |                 |G5         |
            We've got to be strong men      and follow a path again
                                      (now now  now now  now)
|------|-------------------|----------|-----------------|------3-3-3|
|------|-------------------|----------|-----------------|------3-3-3|
|------|-------------------|----------|-----------------|------0-0-0|
|7----7|7/9-7------6-----7-|7/9-------|9p7--------------|-----------|
|------|-------------------|----------|---9p7-----------|-----------|
|------|-------------------|----------|------9p7-7-6-5-4|3----------|

    We've got to have
(now  now  now   now)

Faith in something bigger,
Faith in something bigger,
Faith in something big inside ourselves

[outro]
         |B5(m)  |       |
Inside ourselves

||:B7          |            :||
||---2p0------0|--2p0------0-||
||------4-5-2--|4----4-5-2---||
||.------------|------------.||
||.------------|------------.||
||-------------|-------------||
||-------------|-------------||

Faith in something bigger 
Faith in something bigger 
Faith in something bigger 
Faith in something bigger 

[repeat and fade]


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